Vanilla Cornmeal Wedges

Yield: 32 cookies Recipe: 99/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 26      Two weeks ago I realized that I had no dessert or snacks at home, so I decided to make these vanilla cornmeal wedges to have something to munch on. The result was a funny but sad turnout. As I went to take out the … Continue reading

Frosted Vanilla Cupcakes

Yield: 24 cupcakes Recipe: 90/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 280      It has been 9 months that I have not posted on my blog! Scandalous! I guess time just flew past me without me noticing. I have been so busy with my work and with one particular lovely and long-lasting blissful event that I forgot to take time to myself … Continue reading

Tres Leches Cake

Yield: one 9 x 13-inch cake (about 16-18 servings) Recipe: 77/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 176        After last week’s marble pound cake, I wanted to make another well-known yet simple cake that I had never tried – to eat or to make! This tres leches cake is a name that I often heard but never realized its … Continue reading

Marble Pound Cake

Yield: one 9 x 5 -inch loaf (about 12 slices) Recipe: 76/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 156      Happy new year everyone! I realized recently that although I had managed to post at least one recipe every month for the past 2 years, I have not published anything for November and December 2014, which is quite … Continue reading

Classic Vanilla Crème Brûlée

Yield: 6 individual crème brûlée Recipe: 74/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 190      A couple of weeks back I made what turned out to be delicious lemon possets, which I brought to work and let my coworkers devour. I think my boss particularly liked them, because a few days later he gave me some crème brûlée … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Yield: about 15 large cupcakes (or 12 large cupcakes and a dozen mini cupcakes) Recipe: 30/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 137    I realized very recently that I hadn’t baked cupcakes for a long time. That is simply unacceptable. I love making, baking, decorating and eating cupcakes! At my previous work I used to make some … Continue reading

Luscious Vanilla Cheesecake

Yield: one 9-inch cheesecake Recipe: 16/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 160    I will make it simple for everyone. If I had 0.01 seconds to think about and name my favorite dessert, it would no doubt be cheesecake. I rarely eat desserts in restaurants, but when I do I almost always opt for the classic … Continue reading